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Honor Credit Union Announces Heather Luciani as Chief Strategy Officer

BERRIEN SPRINGS, MICHIGAN – January 12, 2022 – Honor Credit Union is thrilled to announce Heather  Luciani is joining the team as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), effective March 2022. In her new role, Luciani  will drive strategic initiatives that promote growth and financial sustainability. She will work closely with  all critical areas, including lending, member experience, marketing, finance, risk and audit.  

Heather Luciani comes to Honor with over 20 years’ experience in the credit union industry and holds a  Master’s in Management from Western Michigan University and an undergrad in Economics,  Management & Finance from Albion College. Luciani has served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at  Marshall Community Credit Union (MCCU) for the past 11 years. Heather is the Chairwoman of the  Michigan Credit Union League Board of Directors, Vice Chairwoman of PAC Trustees, and Director of CU  Solutions Group.  

“I’m excited to bring my experience (and gain new ones!) to support the Honor team in driving our  strategy and member promise of Providing Solutions for Your Financial Success,” comments Luciani. “I  am so excited to join an organization that I have grown to know and respect throughout my time in the  credit union industry. I love the focus that Honor has on the communities we serve, development of  team members, and having a positive impact for all stakeholders.” 

“We couldn’t be happier to welcome Heather into the Honor family,” stated Scott McFarland, Honor’s  CEO. “Her knowledge and expertise will be an asset to our organization, and I couldn’t imagine a better  fit. I look forward to the immediate positive impacts Heather will make for our members, with our team  and in our communities.”  

Marshall Community Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with offices in Marshall, Battle  Creek and Coldwater, committed to the credit union philosophy of “people helping people” and  partnering with members for financial success through service, solutions, and education. 

“The Board of Directors sincerely appreciates Heather’s leadership of Marshall Community Credit  Union,” said Jay Larson, Chairman of MCCU’s Board of Directors. “Since Heather became CEO in 2010,  MCCU has been recognized as one of the top performing credit unions by Raddon for ten consecutive  years, was selected as an MCUL Outstanding Credit Union award recipient, the credit union has doubled  in asset size, increased membership by 80%, and expanded into new markets. The culture, strategy, and  team that she has built strongly positions MCCU for the future. We wish her continued success in her  new position.” 

Following Luciani’s transition to Honor, Marshall Community Credit Union will be put into excellent  hands with Corrie Rozell serving as Interim CEO. Rozell joined the MCCU team in 2008 and currently  serves as MCCU’s Chief Operating Officer where she oversees branch operations, marketing, financial  education outreach, and community partnerships. 

“I am honored to have led MCCU as CEO and to have helped to make MCCU a leader within the  communities we serve and the Credit Union Industry,” comments Heather Luciani. “I am extremely  proud of our team. We have a wonderful staff that is fully committed to living MCCU’s Mission each and  every day. I have appreciated my partnership with the Board over the last 11 years and the support and  encouragement they have provided to me. Their commitment to MCCU, our membership and to our  employees is amazing.” 

Honor Credit Union is proud to serve more than 99,000 members across the State of Michigan. Providing solutions for your financial success and giving back to the communities we serve remain the  driving forces behind Honor Credit Union. For more information, call 800.442.2800, or visit  www.honorcu.com